Diversity Reboot Summit

Uncivilized with Comedian & Activist Aida Rodriguez and D&I Consultant & Civil Rights Attorney Charles F. Coleman Jr.

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Uncivilized with Comedian & Activist Aida Rodriguez and D&I Consultant & Civil Rights Attorney Charles F. Coleman Jr.

We're closing out Day 2 of the summit with a bit of truth serum from comedian, actress, writer, and advocate Aida Rodriguez and D&I consultant and civil rights attorney Charles F. Coleman Jr. as they bring their podcast "Uncivilized" to Diversity Reboot. Aida and Charles are recapping the wild ride that was 2020 and sharing their thoughts on what to expect from 2021. Aida Rodriguez is an Afro-Latina, taking the world of entertainment by storm with her wit, strong performances, and charismatic personality. She has had her own standup specials on HBO, Showtime, and Netflix, and is also a regular contributor for The Young Turks. Charles F. Coleman Jr. is a seasoned civil rights attorney and legal analyst. He has quickly emerged as one of one of strongest thought leaders and modern voices in today's conversation on race, law, culture, politics, social justice, and civil rights. Sponsored by Amazon and MMCA.

Meet The Speakers

Aida Rodriguez
Aida Rodriguez
Comedian, Actress, Writer & Advocate

Aida Rodriguez is an Afro-Latina taking the world of entertainment by storm with her wit, strong performances and charismatic personality. Making history as the first Latina to appear in two comedy specials airing in one month on both HBO and Showtime, Rodriguez was handpicked by director Taylor Hackford for his film The Comedian starring Robert De Niro. Aida’s half-hour special was featured as part of Tiffany Haddish's breakout series They Ready which was executive produced by Haddish, Wanda Sykes and Paige Hurwitz for Netflix. She is currently in development on her half-hour scripted series with Warner Media, for which she will write, executive produce and star in. Haddish, Chris Case and Nastaran Dibai are also on board to executive produce. Rodriguez is also developing an animated series with ITV Studios and Nick Weidenfeld. She will produce her first one-hour special (also with Warner Media) for HBO Max.

Charles F. Coleman Jr
Charles F. Coleman Jr
Diversity Consultant, Civil Rights Attorney, Legal Analyst & Podcast Host

Charles F. Coleman Jr. is a seasoned civil rights attorney and legal analyst. He has quickly emerged as one of one of strongest thought leaders and modern voices in today's conversation on race, law, culture, politics, social justice, and civil rights. Charles began his legal career as a prosecutor in the Kings County (Brooklyn, NY) District Attorney’s Office. While there, he excelled expediently and was hand-picked to join the Specialized Gangs Unit, where he prosecuted several of the city’s most dangerous high-profile criminals. As a former Brooklyn, NY prosecutor turned civil litigator, Charles has a litany of experience in the courtroom. His trial acumen is matched only by his leadership abilities, in which he displays his community mobilization and civic activism efforts. This has earned him regular television appearances on CNN, MSNBC, arise News, amongst a host of networks. He has also remitted on camera work, as a legal commentator and analyst for Fox 5 News (NY), Huffington Post Live, Hot 97 FM (WQHT-NY, 97.1fm) and a legion of syndicated media from television to radio and web outlets. His insights and positions on race and civil rights have been quoted on yahoo.com, HLN, MSNBC, New York magazine, on being a black Lawyer, and a host of other national and local NY-media outlets. Additionally, Charles is a frequent contributor to sites like theroot.com, ebony.com, Huffington Post Black Voices, the Grio, and This Week In Blackness! (TWIB!)